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Some T-shirt vendors were asking this question after they received cease-and-desist letters from the National Football League compelling them to stop selling shirts that included the traditional cheer of New Orleans Saints fans.
The NFL had asserted rights to “who dat” earlier last week through the Florida Department of State, [...]Continue Reading →
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After a legal battle stretching over the past four years, a federal judge has ruled that well-known sports artist Daniel Moore did not commit trademark infringement by painting notable scenes at University of Alabama football games. Moore authored his first painting paying homage to Alabama football almost 30 years ago; it [...]Continue Reading →
On October 8, 2009 By JETLaw
In 1992, Michael Jackson founded the first Heal the World Foundation (“Jackson’s Foundation”) named after Jackson’s hit song “Heal the World.” Jackson’s foundation provided medicine to children and fought world hunger, homelessness, child exploitation and abuse. Jackson’s efforts to raise awareness and money for Jackson’s Foundation are numerous and highly publicized. Further, Jackson’s [...]Continue Reading →
On September 3, 2009 By Joe Cesta
When Moses lost the extra five commandments, I am certain one of them stated Thou Shalt Not Mess with Oprah. It’s too bad, because forty companies are about to wish they had heeded that advice.
On April 19, Oprah Winfrey, through her corporate entity, Harpo, Inc., filed trademark infringement suits against [...]Continue Reading →
On August 25, 2009 By Jamie Lynn Kern
As I’m writing this post, I am watching the long-awaited premier of the L.A. season of Project Runway on its new network, Lifetime. Fans of the popular show had to wait for the lawsuit between NBC Universal and Weinstein Co., over the rights to move the show from the Bravo network, [...]Continue Reading →
On August 20, 2009 By JETLaw
Less than a week after Gucci America, Inc. filed a lawsuit against the ex-wife (Jenny) and daughter (Gemma) of Italian fashion icon Paolo Gucci alleging both trademark infringement and dilution, U.S. District Judge Richard Berman ruled in favor of Manhattan-based Gucci America, stating that the defendants “did not take precautions [...]Continue Reading →
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